Assessment of femoral neck fractures in the elderly with respect to morphology and mineral density


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Sorkun H. C. , Yay A. H. , Balcıoğlu E. , Özdamar S.

FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA, cilt.75, ss.536-542, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 75
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5603/fm.a2016.0013
  • Dergi Adı: FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.536-542

Özet

Background: Femoral neck fractures are among the major orthopaedic problems seen in the elderly and the annual mortality rate is high. The calcium (Ca) and phosphorus (P) ratio can be used as an indicator of osteoporosis. The purpose of this study is to investigate the microarchitectural structure of the fractured regions of femoral head as well as bone mineral density in female and male patients.